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Applying For Social Security Disability Insurance Doesn’t Have To Be Stressful

When you or someone that you care for has been seriously injured or becomes severely ill and is unable to work for a long period of time, the financial burden it takes on your family can be significant.  Illnesses and injuries cannot be predicted, and the effects are certainly devastating.  If someone in your household has recently become disabled, contacting a Ft. Lauderdale social security disability insurance lawyer can help them get the compensation that they both need and deserve.

Applying for social security disability insurance can be very difficult.  There are a number of confusing questions, and an incomplete or inaccurate answer can result in a denial of your claim.  Studies estimate that some seventy percent of applicants are denied the first time they apply for benefits.  With the help of a qualified Ft. Lauderdale social security disability lawyer, you can greatly reduce your chances of being denied while gaining assistance with difficult paperwork.  When you are disabled or dealing with someone who is disabled, you have enough to worry about without also trying to ensure that you follow all the procedures to get your application approved.

Whenever you apply for social security disability insurance, you will be asked to provide evidence and arguments regarding your qualification.  This means coming up with all relevant medical records as well as submitting to any tests or interviews requested of you.  Your Ft. Lauderdale social security disability insurance attorney will be able to help you ensure that these formalities go smoothly and that your claim is not unfairly denied.  You will find that a qualified attorney will be able to provide you with a free assessment to tell you whether or not their services will be able to help you with your claim.

The most important thing to understand is that if you have worked all your life and become disabled, you are entitled to social security disability insurance.  It does not matter if you have worked for five years or fifty.  The social security that you pay out of every paycheck goes towards these payments and is considered an insurance premium in case of disability or for when you retire.  Social security is not welfare and there is nothing wrong with receiving it when you need it.  If you or a loved one has been disabled, contact a Ft. Lauderdale social security disability attorney today.

David Benenfeld, Esquire has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1994. He specializes personal injury law in the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida area. Visit for more information on a personal injury lawyer, auto accident attorney or Workers’ Compensation lawyer.

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